Conservatives, including Trump, were quick to slam former President Barack Obama in 2012 when it appeared he bowed to then-Saudi leader King Abdullah at a G-20 summit. Obama and former President George W. Bush have both received the medal Trump accepted Saturday. 

And now for the tweets on Trump’s approach to the Saudi king: 

We don’t care what anyone else says, Mr. President ― you curtsy as much as you want.

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